2020 Health IT Predictions – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 27

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For the 27th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re making predictions as to what you should expect to see in health IT in 2020. Last episode, it was fun to look back at the past decade of health IT.

Looking Back at the Last Decade of Health IT – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 26

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For the 26th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re taking a look back at the last decade of Health IT. Hard to believe that it’s almost 2020, but as we enter the new decade join us as we look back. Healthcare Consolidation.

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Health IT and Marketing (Odd Couple?) – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 21

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For the 21st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Health IT and Marketing. Shouldn’t the CIO (IT) and CMO (Marketing) work together? Every hospital and health system has a marketing team and an IT team.

Hidden Dangers in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 30

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For the 30th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell. Here's a quick summary of the buy or sell items discussed: * Buy or Sell: EHR Vendor Consolidation is a Threat to Healthcare Stability. *

#HIMSS20 Preview – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 31

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For the 31st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing a preview of the upcoming HIMSS 2020 Annual conference happening in Orlando. For those not familiar with the event, it brings together 40-50k people from the health IT community and around 1300 health IT vendors.

Healthcare IT Today Virtual Meetups

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One of the things that hurt most about the cancellation of HIMSS20 was that it meant we wouldn’t be able to hold our various #HIMSS20 meetups. It’s always so educational to learn from our panel of experts and influencers and to learn from you in the audience.

Finger Pointing is Easy in Healthcare IT

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I’ve regularly talked about how in healthcare there’s always a reason available not to do something. Basically, if there’s something you don’t want to do, you can come up with a reason not to do it. It’s sad, but […].

Blockchain in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 13

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For the 13th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Blockchain in Healthcare. Maybe you didn’t realize it was blockchain since they called it bitcoin or ethereum or some other term that uses blockchain. Healthcare Blockchain Hype.

5 Surprise Questions – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 28

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For the 28th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re trying out a new segment called 5 SURPRISE questions. In this segment Colin will ask John 5 questions and John will ask Colin 5 questions, but neither person knows what the other is going to ask until they ask it.

Five Of My Favorite Health IT Influencers Online

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Recently, a research organization named GlobalData came out with its list of the top 10 HealthTech influencers for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Health IT Leaders Expect To Make Broad Use Of AI and Machine Learning Technology

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How Does Health IT Enable Accountable Care? – #HITsm Chat Topic

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This week’s chat will be hosted by Travis Broome (@Travis_Broome) on the topic “How Does Health IT Enable Accountable Care?” We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/22 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Health IT Workarounds – Funny or Insanity?

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Healthcare is full of workarounds. It’s just unfortunate that all of those creative juices are spent on workarounds and not the core problems. While many of the health IT workarounds out there are about health IT people doing what they need to in order to get […]. Administration Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System IT LTPAC Aaron Miri Dirk Stanley Health IT Workarounds Janae Sharp Lucia Savage

Health Data Myths and Reality – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 24

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For the 24th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re talking about the health data myths and realities. The collection of health data is happening everywhere. In this episode we dive into the myths and realities associated with health data.

Physician Reputation – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 19

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For the 19th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about physician reputation. What was the most valuable takeaway from the health IT conference? This podcast was inspired by the news that MIPS Quality scores were now public. That’s right.

Insight Before Spend: How to Properly Align Your 2020 Health IT Initiatives

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This is especially true for healthcare provider organizations where dollars are tight and human resources remain in short supply. Healthcare IT resources are a particular area of leadership concern with increasing demands and […].

Are Medical Groups Still Viable? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 23

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For the 23rd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re asking the question Are Medical Groups Still Viable? Not the least of which is hospitals and health systems […] Are Medical Groups Still Viable?

Consumerism: Good for Business, Bad for Health? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 29

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For the 29th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about healthcare consumerism and if it’s Good for Business and Bad for Health? Are These Consumer Health Products Just Lipstick on a Pig of Do They Actually Solve a Problem?

Healthcare Assumptions You Should Bank On – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 20

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For the 20th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Healthcare Assumptions You Should Bank On. We often talk to people are just entering the health IT space. It turns out that there are a lot of things in healthcare that are pretty unique.

Pharmacy IT Has Much In Common with Health IT in Hospitals and Clinics, but More Robots

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For those not familiar with the ASHP (I wasn’t before I attended), it’s the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. I recently had the opportunity to attend the ASHP conference in Las Vegas.

Access to Medical Records – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 15

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For the 15th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Access to Medical Records. Some of it is just bumping up against culture and other is fear.

Healthcare Regulations: Buying or Selling? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 16

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For the 16th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about whether we’re “buying” or “selling” various healthcare regulations. Back in Episode 12 of the podcast, we tried out a new format we called Health IT: Buy or Sell?

Measuring Satisfaction in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 14

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For the 14th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Measuring Satisfaction in Healthcare. We all know a great experience when we see it, but measuring it across an organization is a really hard thing to do.

Do You Trust Google with Patient Data? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 25

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For the 25th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, and we’re asking the question “Do You Trust Google with Patient Data?” Here are the questions discussed: * Is Ascension Sharing Health Data with Google Legal?

Health IT Leaders choose MU, Consumerism and Cloud as Top Stories of Past Decade

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Over the past decade we have moved from a world where more than half of healthcare processes were paper-based to one that is mostly electronic. It’s hard to […].

Is Consumerism the Elephant in the Room? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 22

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For the 22nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re asking the question Is Consumerism the Elephant in the Room? The discussion of consumerism in healthcare is a tricky one. In this episode we try to make sense of the challenging topic of healthcare consumerism.

The Value of Coercion: How to Move Health IT Forward

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Sometimes in life it’s just necessary to put one’s foot down. This lesson, which most of us have learned as teachers, managers, parents, and (sadly) the adult children of our own parents, applies sometimes to innovation in health IT. Administration Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring COVID-19 Pandemic telehealth telemedicine

Provider Adoption Across Clinical Technology Platforms – Why Is It Sometimes So Difficult?

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Social Virtual Reality: Health, Healthcare, and Health IT! – #HITsm Chat Topic

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This week’s chat will be hosted by Chuck Webster (@wareFLO) on the topic “Social Virtual Reality: Health, Healthcare, and Health IT!” We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/11 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Experian acquires MyHealthDirect, strengthening leadership position in patient access and engagement

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Healthcare Vendor or Strategic Partner? The choice is not as simple as many make it out to be….

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Like many healthcare IT professionals, I am regularly bombarded with emails and phone calls from prospective vendors touting their wares. Having spent years on both sides of the healthcare vendor and healthcare customer side of the fence, I’m sympathetic to the […].

Making Healthcare Interoperability a Reality with Drew Ivan from Lyniate

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One of the big challenges healthcare faces is sharing data between healthcare organizations who need that data. Healthcare interoperability, as we call it, has been a challenge for a long time. To better understand where healthcare interoperability […].

3D Printing Emerges As Option For Addressing Healthcare Equipment Shortages

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As the demand for healthcare equipment rises, manufacturers are struggling to meet the demand. In response, some are turning to 3D printing as an extra option for providing the supplies providers need.

Best Practices for Your Epic EHR Go-Live

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The following is a guest blog post by Heather Haugen & Mia Erickson from Atos Epic continues to gain market share across the healthcare landscape. Many of the largest healthcare organizations have implemented Epic and they remain a strong contender for new implementations […].

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7 Lessons Learned from the Career of Gus Malezis, CEO of Imprivata

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Gus Malezis, President and CEO of Imprivata, has been at the head of the company since 2016 where he’s focused on creating a sustainable company that’s driven to improve healthcare.

How HIEs are Improving Healthcare with Patient-Generated Data

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The following is a guest article by Andrea Tait, VP of Client Value, Orion Health.

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EHR Training Improves Physician Satisfaction & Physicians Don’t Want to Make Time for EHR Training

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While at the CHIME 2019 Fall Forum conference in Phoenix, AZ, I had a great chance to sit in on one of the CIO focus groups at the event hosted by Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Healthcare Value Unbounded

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Creating a high-value conversation about Healthcare with Kathleen Aller at the Healthcare Leadership Conference by InterSystems.

COVID-19 News: Updates From The Trenches

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With news on the coronavirus (COVID-19) shifting almost daily, it’s hard to keep track of what’s worth following. Here at Healthcare IT Today, we’d like to help. Clinical, operational and technical information is pouring in at an unprecedented rate.

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$200 Million COVID-19 Telehealth Program from FCC as Part of CARES Act

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This weekend we covered some of the billions of healthcare funding that was included in the CARES Act. One area of CARES Act funding we didn’t highlight for healthcare was $200 million in COVID-19 Telehealth funding that will be administered by the FCC.